To Do

Castles A rough estimate affirms that Ireland has more than 1,000 castles scattered all over its territory.  Among the green hills or hidden in the mist of the clearing, the ruins of some important fortress lie in the stunning Irish scenarios, adding more mystery and charm to this awesome country. Whether you are medieval fanatics, or […] Read more
Dublin zoo Dublin Zoo holds the distinction of being the third oldest public zoo in the world – only those in London and Paris have been in existence longer. Located in Phoenix Park, the zoo was founded in 1830 with only one wild boar in residence. The zoo is noted for its lion breeding program, and since […] Read more
ST. PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Ireland’s largest church, is also one of the biggest tourist attractions in Dublin. Built between 1220 and 1260, the Cathedral is one of the few buildings left from the medieval city of Dublin. Historically, St Patrick was believed to have baptized converts from paganism to Christianity and a small wooden church was […] Read more
The Book of Kells The Book of Kells Trinity College is Ireland’s most prestigious college and it’s probably the best university in Ireland. The college is best known for the Book of Kells, one of the most beautiful manuscripts in the world. It was written around 800AD by Irish monks and later buried in the ground for fear of […] Read more
Tours Ireland has a rich culture and natural beauty. Here in Ireland you can find Dublin Bus Tours that takes you all around the city. So, here is the list of types of tours and list of websites that provide tours in Dublin and all over Ireland. Day Tours Soft Adventures Walking Tours International Tours Adventure […] Read more
Cinemas Savoy Cinema 17 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin +353 1 8748822 Monday  to Sunday :                    1.30pm to 11pmAdult€9.30Child€8.00Family Evening€29.00Teen€9.00OAP€9.00Student€9.00Capacity :  1,984 seats                            6 screens .Build in 1929, it’s the oldest operationnel cinema of Ireland.Cineworld Dublin The Parnell Centre, Parnell […] Read more
Other Attractions Christ Church Cathedral Christ Church Cathedral is one of Dublin’s oldest buildings and a place of pilgrimage for over 1,000 years. It was founded by Sitiuc, Norse King of Dublin in 1030 and it was incorporated into the Irish Church in 1152. The cathedral is worth a visit for its exquisite floor tiles, architecture and […] Read more

Arts and Culture Festivals Kilkenny Arts Festival August Kilkenny Co. Kilkenny Ireland One of the most well-known Arts Festivals in Ireland, Kilkenny Arts Festival hosts some of the world’s leading artists and performers in a range of art forms. The festival will include classical, jazz and traditional Irish music, theatre, dance, literature, film and much more. More information on […] Read more
Jameson Dublin International Film Festival The Jameson Dublin International Film Festival was established in 2003 and has become Ireland’s premier feature film festival. It takes place in Dublin during eleven days each Spring. The Jameson Dublin International Film Festival celebrates film as an art form and presents over 120 films from all over the world to the Irish audience. The […] Read more
Music Festivals Clonakilty Guitar Festival September Clonakilty Co. Cork Ireland Established in 2005, this festival is dedicated to various styles and techniques that make guitar one of the most versatile and influent instruments in the world. From bluegrass to blues, jazz, rock folk and acoustic fingerstyle, everything you can have from a guitar. More information on: Cobh […] Read more
St. Patrick’s Festival St. Patrick’s Festival is Ireland’s official celebration for Ireland’s national holiday – St. Patrick’s Day. Around the globe on the 17th March, Ireland is celebrated with parties and parades but the BIG party is here in Ireland where we celebrate in style with five days and nights of fantastic celebratory events, most of which are […] Read more

Blues The Bleu Note 61-62 Capel Street Dublin 1 Ireland Tel: +353 1 878 3371 Email: Open 7 nights a week with live music from Monday to Sunday. Now with our LATE LICENCE every FRIDAY and SATURDAY night until 2.30 am with two bands upstairs from 9 till 11.30 pm and midnight to 2.30 am, we are […] Read more
Classical Dublin has two resident orchestras, the National Symphony Orchestra and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. They both perform at the National Concert Hall. Sometimes concerts can be held in Christchurch, St Patrick’s Cathedrals, the Irish Museum of Modern Art, the Project Arts Centre and St Stephen’s Church in Mount Street Upper. During winter months, free concerts are held at […] Read more
Dance Salsa Dublin 1 Burgh Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland, Dublin, D02 F243 Tel: +353 870691508 Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba, Cuban Salsa, Mambo Yalla Belly Dance Dublin Curved St, Temple Bar, Dublin, D02 Y046 087 191 8759 mob: +353 87 1918 759 email: John scott – irish modern dance theatre Multimedia Building, Curved St, Temple […] Read more
Irish Music The native music of Ireland is Irish traditional music which has remained vibrant despite globalizing cultural forces. Irish music has kept many of its traditional aspects and has itself influenced many forms of music, such as country in the USA. It includes many kinds of songs, including drinking songs, ballads and laments sometimes accompanied by a variety of instruments […] Read more
Jazz This nation, a melting pot of ideas and cultures, has some interesting venues to listen to jazz and dive into that retro atmosphere, enjoying the genuine guitar riffs and melancholy polyphonies that only true jazz can provide.  If you’re in the mood to change the “Irish” journey of your evening a bit and try other […] Read more
Rock The Mezz Definitely one of the best venues for live music in the Temple Bar area that showcases a great number of artists, singers, DJs and bands. It features a variety of live music every night of the week, with 2 acts almost every night. Opening Times: Mon.-Sat. 12pm-2.30am; Sun. 12pm-1.30am 23- 24 Eustace Street, […] Read more

Art Galleries And Studios Here is a list of some of the best Art Galleries and Studios of Dublin you might like to visit: Merrion Square Open Air Art Merrion Square Dublin 2 Co. Dublin Ireland Web: 47 Abbey Gallery 47 Middle Abbey Street Dublin 1 Co. Dublin Ireland Phone: 086 0832379 Farmleigh Gallery Farmleigh Castleknock Dublin 15 Co. Dublin Ireland Phone: […] Read more
National Museums The national museums National Museum of Ireland The National Museum of Ireland is devoted to Irish archaeology and history, decorative arts and natural history. Information on museum locations, educational programmes and visitor information. The Irish Museum of Modern Art The Irish Museum of Modern Art, is Ireland’s leading national institution for contemporary art. Information on […] Read more

Ards Forest Park Localisation : Sheephaven Bay, Creeslough Donegal, Republic of Ireland Ards Forest Park is a large, publicly-accessible area of parklands located on the northern coastline of Donegal. Near the town of Dunfanaghy, the park encompasses perhaps the widest variety of landscapes of any of Ireland’s many forest parks.It is probably one of the most beautiful and varied of […] Read more
Phoenix Park  It was established in 1662 and it is one of the largest parks in Europe. The 30% of the park is covered by trees and there are mainly broadleaf parkland species such as beech, oak, lime, ash, sycamore and horsechestnut. Since 1660 a herd of  fallow deer has lived in the park. The Phoenix Park […] Read more
ST. STEPHEN’S GREEN ​ St Stephen’s Green,Faiche Stiabhnan Irish, is a city centre public park in Dublin and it is the best known Victorian public park in Ireland. The park is rectangular surrounded by four bordering streets that are called, respectively, St Stephen’s Green North, St Stephen’s Green South, St Stephen’s Green East and St Stephen’s Green West. […] Read more
Other Parks Dublin City is home to a wide number of parks and open spaces that contribute to a high quality of life for people living in and visiting the area. Our parks offer sports facilities in addition to providing recreational spaces for walks and play an important role in the biodiversity of the city. Belgrave Square […] Read more

Live Music Clubs and Pubs This is a list of some of the best clubs in Dublin: Related Pages: Late night bars Live Music Pubs Dance Read more
Late Night Bars We all know how sad the sound of ‘last call’ is, especially when it’s not even midnight. That’s why Babylon Radio has found the top 13 Late Night Bars in Dublin for all you night owls out there!     Izakaya Basement One of the coolest spots in Dublin for a late night bevvy  is […] Read more
TRADITIONAL IRISH PUBS & RESTAURANTS Brogan’s Dame Street Dublin 2 Tel: +353 (0)1-6799570 O’Reilly’s Bar Tara St. Station Dublin 2 Tel: +353 (0)1 671 6769 Cassidy’s 27 Westmoreland Street Dublin 1 Tel: +353 85 801 6804 Doheny & Nesbitt’s Pub 5 Baggott Street Lower Dublin 2 Tel: +353 (0)1 6762945 Davy Byrnes’ Pub 21 Duke Street Dublin 2 Tel: +353 (0)1 […] Read more

AFRICAN The African community in Ireland is growing bigger every year. Being away from a culture an individual grew up in can sometimes be difficult.  For Africans moving to Ireland, there is always that urge to eat cuisines they are more familiar with.  Many people do not know that Dublin alone has over 20 African restaurants.  […] Read more
MIDDLE EASTERN The Best Middle Eastern Restaurants in Dublin When you’re far away from home, sometimes the best thing you can do, other than cry over pictures of your beautiful country until you’re over it, is eat. And by ‘eat’ I don’t mean stuffing your face with Pringles or whatever the hell Lay’s chips are. I mean […] Read more
VEGETERIAN Whether you love burgers or want to keep a healthy diet, there will be a vegetarian restaurant that suits what you are looking for in Dublin. The wide range of meatless options is great news not only for vegetarians and vegans but also for those who are trying to cut down meat consumption. It may […] Read more

Shopping Centres You can actually shop until you drop in Ireland – rural arts and crafts centers will entice you to spend some money, so will some of the largest and most modern malls in Europe! Find out where to shop in Ireland right here. Be it typical souvenirs or the latest European fashions. DUBLIN Dundrum Town […] Read more
Markets Ireland is very famous for its markets and here is a list of the best in Dublin, Galway and Cork. Dublin George Street Arcade (Permanent market) Dublin’s red-bricked Victorian style indoor market that will attack all senses – from the smell of Greek olives to the bright colors of Nepalese throws. It opened in 1881 […] Read more

Football The Dublin Football clubs below mostly play in the Eircom Premier League. The clubs are made up mostly of Irish players although there have been a lot more foreign players in recent years, especially from cross-channel. The quality of the league is also on the increase, with the introduction of an under 21 league and […] Read more
Gaelic Sports Gaelic sports are played in Ireland under the auspices of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). Gaelic football and hurling are the two main games. Other games organised by the GAA include Gaelic handball and rounders. Gaelic football Gaelic football is played by teams of 15 on a rectangular grass pitch with H-shaped goals at each end. The primary object is to score by driving the ball through […] Read more
Golf The West and North West regions (Donegal, Galway, Mayo and Sligo) offer pure links golf. From Galway all the way to Ballyliffen, it lies along the Atlantic shoreline. Some parkland courses complete the mix. The South West (Clare, Kerry and Limerick) is the place of pilgrimage for all those who wish to experience the best Irish […] Read more
Horse Racing Horse Racing Ireland (HRI)  is the governing body of horse racing on the island of Ireland. The HRI mission statement is “to develop and promote Ireland as a world centre of excellence for horse racing and breeding”. Like most other sports, horse racing is run on an all Ireland basis, so Horse Racing Ireland is […] Read more
Rugby Rugby is a free-flowing game that features a combination of strength, speed and strategy to move a ball into an opponents territory. Rugby is a full-contact sport yet players wear little-or no protective gear. Rugby evolved from football (i.e. soccer) and is often called the ‘game played in heaven’. Rugby in Ireland Rugby is widely […] Read more
Sport Centres Want to do some sport today? Here is a list of Sport Centres that you can find in Dublin : National Sports Campus Development Authority I.I.S. Building, National Sports CampusAbbotstown, Dublin 15, Co. Dublin, Ireland Contact :  +353 1 809 7300    Trinity College Sport Centres  Centre Trinity College, College Green, Dublin 2, Co. […] Read more
Swimming Pools Here is a list of Swimming Pools that you can find in Dublin:   Markievicz Leisure Centre Townsend St, Dublin 2 South Inner City Contact: – +353  222 6130 Sean MacDermott Street Swimming Pools ​ Sean Macdermott Street Lower, Mountjoy, Dublin, Irlande +353 1 872 0752 Check the Opening Hours here Finglas Sports and Fitness […] Read more